Heavy Rain Expected To Reach South Florida By The Weekend

Miami,Fl.(Florida News Network)- A trough of low pressure located over the western Caribbean Sea , (noted on the graphic as #1), is producing a large area of disorganized showers and thunderstorms which primarily extend near Jamaica, the Cayman Islands, and Cuba. Some slow development of this system is possible during the next few days while it moves northeastward near western or central Cuba, the Straits of Florida and the Bahamas through the weekend. Regardless of development, locally heavy rainfall is possible over portions of Cuba, South Florida, and the Bahamas through early next week.

* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...10 percent.

* Formation chance through 5 days...low...30 percent.

Data and graphic: National Hurricane Center